Youth Programs Blog
Looking for a cool summer job? The Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps is a program looking for young people who want to earn money while working outside and learning about the environment.
For the last 27 years Adventures for Kids, a summer recreation and family support program has provided West County youth and families with many opportunities to explore nature, develop friendships, create new experiences, and just plain relax and HAVE FUN! Come join...
The WCCS board voted last week to finalize plans for Project Nourish, building a full-featured commercial kitchen at the West County Senior Resource Center.
Xochi informs the staff
“I want to work with people for people.”
For Sonoma County residents displaced by the fires and re-locating to West County, West County Community Services stands ready to provide the following support to our neighbors in need:
When Jonathan Galicia went to high school in Santa Rosa, he joined a group of classmates helping undocumented immigrant youth make their way in a potentially hostile environment. The friendships he made there inspired him to become a social worker.
“Kids have a tuning fork inside them, and they are needing and wanting someone to strike the right note.” Christy
“We really want to help locally.” Safeway’s Joy Hayenga
She helps her clients see and experience what is possible.
Serving the youth and the elders as Senior Services Case Manager and Youth Services Job Development
“People here do care.” Russ
The 1st annual tournament a big success!
A little March Madness on a Local Level
The Staff pitched in to help local residents through the recent storms.
How We Share the Danger of Not Sharing
The Senior Center was full of good cheer at the annual Senior Holiday Lunch.
“I got to work on a team, make friends, make money, and learn skills.”
A modern, commercial teaching kitchen will soon be under construction at the Russian River Senior Center
West County Community services presents a free youth employment workshop series. These workshops take place Wednesday October through December, from 4-5 p.m. at the WCCS offices.
WCCS offers programs to help our elementary and high schools’ students and those who have dropped out of school to find a pathway to healthy and successful adulthood.
You can read a brief description of the Employment Programs offered by WCCS in the 2 page brochure, which will be available soon at WCCS offices,
A crew of youth associated with West County Community Services and the Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps recently upgraded the Guerneville School Garden. Sonoma West reporter, Frank Robertson, describes the work.